Rate of Atrial Fibrillation Through 12 Months in Patients With Recent Ischemic Stroke of Presumed Known Origin


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Subject has had an ischemic stroke believed to be due to small vessel disease, large vessel cervical or intracranial atherosclerosis within the past 10 days
- Subject is willing and able to undergo study requirements and expected to be geographically stable during study follow-up
- Subject is 60 years of age or older, or age 50 to 59 years plus a documented medical history of at least one of the following additional risk factors for stroke:
- Congestive heart failure
- Hypertension (Systolic Blood Pressure > 140)
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Prior Stroke (>90 days ago, other than study qualifying index event)
- Vascular disease (e.g. coronary artery disease, heart attack, peripheral artery disease and complex aortic plaque)

Exclusion Criteria

- Subject has had a cryptogenic stroke
- Subject has had a cardioembolic stroke
- Subject has untreated hyperthyroidism
- Subject has had a recent myocardial infarction <1 month of stroke
- Subject has had a recent cardiac surgery (e.g. coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG)) <1 month of stroke
- Subject has a mechanical heart valve
- Subject has valvular disease requiring immediate surgical intervention
- Subject has documented prior history of atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter
- Subject has permanent indication for oral anticoagulation
- Subject has permanent contraindication to oral anticoagulation such that detection of AF would not change medical management, based on enrolling investigators judgment
- Subject is enrolled in a concurrent study that may confound the results of this study. Co-enrollment in any concurrent clinical study (including registries) requires approval of the study manager or designee.
- Subject's life expectancy is less than 1 year
- Subject is pregnant
- Subject has or is indicated for implant with a pacemaker, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD), Cardiac ResynchronizationTherapy (CRT), or an implantable hemodynamic monitor
- Subject with a medical condition that precludes the patient from participation in the opinion of the investigator